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gizzo

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Reply #45 on: November 21, 2018, 11:34:17 pm
Nice bike. We have one like it at home but it's ancient now. My little one rides it with the rear suspension cramped down with a tie-down strap.  You'll be tired of it long before it gives any grief. Enjoy.
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Reply #46 on: November 22, 2018, 06:51:33 pm
the deal was good so I really had no choice but buy it. he paid $6600 for it new less than a year ago.it has only 230 klm on the clock. he wanted $5000 for it
to cut a long story short I got it for $4000 which I thought was a pretty good deal
as of yet I have not rode it but it starts fine and still under new bike warranty....lol
the 650 is still according to the dealer dec/jan away so its either this or nothing!
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Reply #47 on: November 28, 2018, 04:20:41 pm
Great deal Wildbill! Have you seen a 650 yet, in person? I will sit on them on Saturday, at the NYC bike show.
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Reply #48 on: November 28, 2018, 04:42:05 pm
plenty of videos on the tube but never the actual bike
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Reply #49 on: November 28, 2018, 06:06:27 pm
I am hanging out for Bill to buy-test-report-sell 😂 as here in Western Australia W.A means Wait Awhile😓 probably the very last to stock Grrrrr
Battery cover fell off yesterday - only doing 40kmh so not too bad.


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Reply #50 on: November 29, 2018, 07:10:46 am
I am hanging out for Bill to buy-test-report-sell 😂 as here in Western Australia W.A means Wait Awhile😓 probably the very last to stock Grrrrr
Battery cover fell off yesterday - only doing 40kmh so not too bad.

The plastic clip broke?
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Reply #51 on: November 29, 2018, 07:26:18 am
NO - operator error 😱 tight Fitting Motobat, didn't fasten lock properly, not fully home, even noticed that top / tongue looked wrong but rushing a little! which then coSt me 10mins retrieve & refit, and touch-up later, couldhave been MUCH worse 😀


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Reply #52 on: November 30, 2018, 04:44:55 pm
dealer now thinks delivery dates in aust for the 650's could be jan/feb
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Reply #53 on: November 30, 2018, 06:06:06 pm
20-20😂


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Reply #54 on: November 30, 2018, 06:33:54 pm
well after that I thought I may have 3 long months wait so why not roll the dice...LOl
so yesterday I placed a deposit on a new Rolex watch which like the bike could be here next month or next year....lOL
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2015 limited edition dispatch
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Reply #55 on: December 01, 2018, 07:19:40 am
Good move(ment) 😂 seriously thoughI bought myself one in 86 as my 1st treat after going into business (freelance commercial photographer) and still going strong.


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Reply #56 on: December 01, 2018, 07:37:01 am
This could explain the delay;

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/auto/two-wheelers-three-wheelers/royal-enfield-announces-end-of-worker-strike/articleshow/66607305.cms

Another article mentions a bonus that was due to them since 2015 which had been unpaid.  After the strike started, RE paid the bonus to non-striking employees!

Now they are behind 28,000 motorcycles.
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Reply #57 on: December 01, 2018, 09:17:41 am
They have also redesigned the headstock so the handlebars are further towards the rider and give more adjustment.
already built bikes are being addressed before world wide release....
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Reply #58 on: December 01, 2018, 07:00:32 pm
over the past few years ive had quite a few Rolexes but never the olex or fake model ...lol although most people think your wearing fake anyway ;D or in my case...lol
anyway back to that interceptor......that first release model may just be a lemon...lol so could be a bigger gamble than the watch
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2015 limited edition dispatch
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Reply #59 on: December 01, 2018, 07:53:07 pm
Used to fly U.K (home then) to H.K every year to bu my new cameras & constanthawkingof fakes- justheld wrist up and they thought I had fake purchase allready 😀